How To Look Cool On Stage With A Guitar – Tricks For Live Guitarists

How To Look Cool On Stage With A Guitar – Tricks For Live Guitarists

The guitar’s enduring popularity might have something to do with how it makes look one feel and appear in live performance. Guitars are cool. They can turn through-and-through music geeks like Steve Vai and Joe Satriani into mysterious virtuosos and otherworldly aliens. They can turn shy, introverted types like Jimi Hendrix into wild animals onstage….

Where To Find Music Producers To Make Your Instrumentals

Where To Find Music Producers To Make Your Instrumentals

Are you looking to get some instrumental tracks done? Maybe you have a album, a TV show, a movie, or a commercial you’re looking to add some music to. Or perhaps you have a new video game that’s in need of some atmosphere. Whether you’re just getting started, or your project is nearing completion, it’s…

Paid Facebook Advertising For Musicians, A Beginners Guide

Paid Facebook Advertising For Musicians, A Beginners Guide

Whether you’re looking to increase your Facebook fan page “likes”, raise attendance at your shows, or boost the visibility of a new video you just filmed, Facebook advertising is a tool you should be adding to your kit. A lot of musicians have doubts around the pay-to-play nature of Facebook marketing, but the reality is…

How To Find Untapped Live Performance Opportunities In Your Region

How To Find Untapped Live Performance Opportunities In Your Region

Have you ever complained about some of the lackluster live performance opportunities you’ve had? I know I have. Maybe you played and didn’t get compensated fairly for your time. Maybe the crowd wasn’t that into what you were doing. Maybe the gig ended with someone getting hurt or a guitar amp blowing up. Look, unfortunately,…

Innovation In Music Industry, And How You Can Get The Edge

Innovation In Music Industry, And How You Can Get The Edge

Let’s face it – the music industry is changing fast! What might be a great or even incredible idea today could become outdated and irrelevant in a very short amount of time. I have personal experience in the form of a failed startup investment. If you want to innovate in the music industry, you can’t…

How Should Musicians Dress? Onstage And Offstage Ideas

How Should Musicians Dress? Onstage And Offstage Ideas

Does what you wear as a musician really matter? Through the decades, artists have donned disco costumes, leather and spandex, jeans and flannel, hip-hop fashions, and more. And, in a way, it seems as though we ran out of ideas in the 2000s, when people started taking cues from previous decades – especially the 80s…

Should You Put Your Music On Streaming Websites? One Man’s Opinion

Should You Put Your Music On Streaming Websites? One Man’s Opinion

About two or three years ago, I identified music streaming as one of the main components of the “new” music industry, and based on the growth we’ve seen in that time, I can’t imagine there are too many people that would disagree. Even my grandma now knows how to use Spotify! Music lovers enjoy streaming…

Acoustic Guitar Vs Electric Guitar, Which Is Best For Beginners?

Acoustic Guitar Vs Electric Guitar, Which Is Best For Beginners?

As a guitar teacher, I often get asked which guitar is better for beginners; acoustic guitars, or electric guitars? And, the simple answer is that both choices are valid. Neither the acoustic guitar nor the electric guitar is necessarily a better choice. But I know you’re looking for a little more meat to the answer,…